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  Walsh, William F.
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NameWilliam F. Walsh
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Syracuse, New York , United States
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Born July 11, 1912
DiedJanuary 08, 2011 (98 years)
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InfoWilliam Francis Walsh

born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., July 11, 1912; graduated from Most Holy Rosary High School, Syracuse, N.Y., 1930; A.B., St. Bonaventure College, 1934; attended Catholic University School of Social Work, 1939-1940; M.A., social work, University of Buffalo, 1949; attended Syracuse University, Maxwell School, 1950; LL.D., St. Bonaventure University, 1970; enlisted as a private in the United States Army, One Hundred and First Antitank Battalion, 1941; served in Pacific Theater; honorably discharged, 1946, with rank of captain, United States Air Force; elected Welfare Commissioner, Onondaga County, 1959; elected mayor of Syracuse, 1961; reelected, 1965, and served until 1969; member, New York State Public Service Commission, 1970; delegate, New York State Republican conventions, 1966-1970; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968; elected as a Republican-Conservative to the Ninety-third and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress; is a resident of Syracuse, N.Y.

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Jan 08, 2011 04:45pm Obituary William F. Walsh, former Syracuse mayor and congressman, dies at age 98  Article Mr. Matt 

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Son James T. Walsh 1947-
Grandson Benjamin R. Walsh 0000-

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